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STRAVINSKY AND RACHMANINOFF

SATURDAY, JULY 20, 2013 . 8:00 pm

Igor Stravinsky
Le sacre du printemps
(The Rite of Spring)


Sergei Rachmaninoff
Symphonic Dances

Mercury Orchestra
Channing Yu, conductor

The Mercury Orchestra commemorates the 100th anniversary of the wild, chaotic premiere of Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring, with its relentless irregular driving rhythms, sharp harmonic ambiguities, and magnificent power. Rachmaninoff’s Symphonic Dances, his final composition, fuses a similarly adamant kineticism with intensive, poignant, and beautiful lyricism.

Sanders Theatre, Harvard University
45 Quincy St., Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

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Note: This performance has already taken place.

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Cambridge Day

The Boston Musical Intelligencer

The Boston Globe and boston.com

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